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Fun had by all at Bythams Woodlands Trust Tree Dressing Day

A record number of people turned out for the Bythams Woodlands Trust Tree Dressing Day held at the weekend. This was the fifth time that the event, held on Saturday, November 24, has been staged. “We had more than 500 … Continue reading

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Five year fight to return Castle Bytham shop ends

Castle Bytham will soon have its own shop for the first time in more than five years. A community-owned company that will run the venture has gained planning approval from South Kesteven District Council for a simpler and cheaper design … Continue reading

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Castle Bytham Midsummer Festival has plenty of talent to sing about

There’s great news for visitors to Castle Bytham’s Midsummer Festival this weekend. The DMU Gospel Choir, semi-finalists in last month’s Britain’s Got Talent, will perform at the festival on the afternoon of Sunday, June 24. Read more from the Stamford … Continue reading

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Little Bytham teenager lands top photographic awards

A Little Bytham teenager is celebrating after winning a prestigious photography competition. Thea Revell, 13, won the area Rotary Young Photographer competition after her three pictures from this year’s cold spell impressed judges. This saw her progress through to the … Continue reading

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Country capers at Castle Bytham Midsummer Festival

A treat awaits visitors to Castle Bytham on June 23 and 24 thanks to a full list of attractions at this year’s two-day village festival. The fun starts on Saturday with a 5K Chase, an off road trail run suitable … Continue reading

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Inaugural Farm Run is a huge success

More than 100 runners flocked to an organic farm Little Bytham on Sunday to take part in the village’s inaugural LB5K Farm Run The event, which was run over the farm’s tracks and fields, raised more than £850 for Little … Continue reading

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Little Bytham to host first annual farm run – the LB5K

An organic farm in Little Bytham will be opening its doors, or gates to host a new annual event – the LB5K Farm Run. The course will take in the farm’s tracks and byways through its fields, and has been … Continue reading

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Festival proceeds are handed out

Several thousand visitors enjoyed Castle Bytham’s Midsummer Festival in June and thousands of pounds were raised for local community groups. At a community event in Castle Bytham Village Hall last Monday, Kate Goodman, chairman of the festival committee, and Patrick … Continue reading

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Enjoying woodland crafts

Children – and those young at heart – had a great day at a woodland craft day on Saturday. Hosted at The Spinney near Little Bytham, it was the last of three craft days held to encourage people to visit … Continue reading

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Castle Bytham Midsummer Festival is ‘best one yet’ thanks to heatwave

That was the enthusiastic verdict following this weekend’s Castle Bytham Midsummer Festival, which ran on Sunday and incorporated a music festival on Saturday. The event was blessed with a heatwave with clear blue skies and bright sunshine, with hundreds of … Continue reading

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